Orange Pork Chops
Recipe from Family Circle

Save this pork chop recipe for a dreary winter day. The boneless chops topped with orange sections and draped with a Dijon-orange sauce will brighten moods and please palates.

Orange Pork Chops

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  • 3   
    navel oranges
  • 4   teaspoons 
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4   
    thick top loin boneless pork chops, fat trimmed (about 1-1/2 pounds total)
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 3/4  cup 
    orange juice
  • 1   tablespoon 
    dark-brown sugar
  • 1   tablespoon 
    Dijon mustard
  • 1   teaspoon 
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 2   teaspoons 
    cornstarch mixed with 2 teaspoons water
    Chopped fresh parsley
Cut peel from oranges with a knife. Hold oranges over a bowl to catch any juice; cut between membranes to remove sections.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown pork well, about 4 minutes per side, sprinkling with salt and pepper. Top pork with orange sections; add any juice from bowl to pan. Cover and cook over medium-low heat about 10 minutes or until cooked through. Meanwhile, whisk orange juice, dark-brown sugar, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Remove pork with orange sections to plate; keep warm.
Add orange juice mixture to liquid in pan and cook 5 minutes over medium heat. Stir in cornstarch mixture until thickened, a minute or so. Return pork to pan to reheat as needed. Garnish with parsley.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 359, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 94, sat. fat (g) 2, carb. (g) 29, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 41, sodium (mg) 604, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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